Archives for Babies

10 Surprising Pregnancy Facts

Being pregnant is one of the most universal experiences in the world, yet there are so many things that people do not know about it! We have compiled 10 interesting facts you may have never heard about down below. 1) The Uterus Grows . . . A Lot! Before pregnancy, the uterus is about the size of a pear and weights around 60 grams. But by the third trimester, it can grow to the size of a watermelon – weighing over 900 grams! Overall, stretching 500 times its normal size. But don’t worry, after birth the uterus returns to its
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Eating For Two: Healthy Diet For Mother & Child

Maintaining a healthy diet during pregnancy is very important because from now onwards, you’ll be eating for two instead of one! So, during this time your body needs additional nutrients, vitamins and minerals. But this isn’t an excuse to overeat chocolate and candy! Poor eating habits and excess weight gain may also increase your chances of developing gestational diabetes, pregnancy or birth complications and even negatively affect your child’s development. So, choosing a healthy and wholesome pregnancy diet is very important for both you and your baby. If you want to improve your pregnancy eating habits, read on! Green Vegetables
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Categories: I'm Pregnant, Tip & Tricks, Tip & Tricks, and Tip & Tricks.

Your Baby’s Milestones: From First Kick To First Steps

There is nothing more beautiful for a first-time parent than the first time their baby does something, big or small! Whether that something involves kicking, crawling, walking, talking, smiling or laughing! Nothing is more important to parents than witnessing their baby’s first milestones! We’ve compiled a list of the biggest baby milestones, along with when you can expect to experience them! Read on, and never miss your baby’s most important moments!   Your Baby’s Milestones: The First Trimester In The Womb While your baby is growing inside you, there are so many milestones you may not be aware of! The
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7 Old Wives Tales About Pregnancy Debunked

Before medical practitioners, modern science and the internet, women learnt about pregnancy from knowledge passed down from older generations. Now, these collective beliefs are known as ‘old wives’ tales’ and many expectant moms still look to them for guidance from gender prediction to inducing labor. Some of these old wives’ tales have been proven to be true while others have no scientific evidence behind them. We rounded up some common old wives’ tales about pregnancy and investigated whether there’s any scientific evidence to support them. Here’s what we found… You Can Tell the Sex by The Size of The Bump
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Categories: When Expecting.